Interesting Fact: I love cooking and trying new recipes!
Favorite Charity: Saint Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Pets: I have a Golden Retriever named Stanley. He is truly one of my best friends!!
Biggest Fear: Losing a loved one.
Craziest Thing You’ve Ever Done: I jumped off a cliff into the water while vacationing with my sister in Hawaii.
What you like to do in your spare time: I love exercising, going for a jog with my dog, reading, and spending time with my friends, family, and my fiancé.
Favorite Quote: "If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you." - Winnie the Pooh
Favorite Movie: I have so many "favorite" movies; it’s hard to choose. I would have to say that my #1 favorite is "The Wizard of Oz" though. It brings back so many childhood memories.
Favorite TV Show: It’s a tie between "Friends" and "The Wonder Years".
Famous person you would most like to spend a day with: I would love to spend the day with Ellen Degeneres. She always makes people laugh and has such a kind heart.
Your go-to Philadelphia area restaurant: I absolutely love Zavino. It’s an adorable pizza and wine bar in Center City. I think they have the best pizza in town!
Favorite cartoon character and why: I know he is not technically a "cartoon character", but my favorite fictional character is Kermit the Frog. I used to watch the Muppets all the time when I was younger, and I still smile whenever I hear Kermit’s voice!
Best advice you’ve ever received: My mom often reminds me to put my happiness first. I strongly believe that sometimes it’s important to slow down and take a moment to just enjoy the simple pleasures in life.
Something on your bucket list: I would love to go to Italy and meet my family. My mom was born there, and her entire extended family still lives there. I have never been there or met them. I would also love to learn to speak Italian.
Pre-game superstitions or rituals: I really don’t have any superstitions, but I do just like to relax and stretch before a game… and I almost always drink a cup of hot tea, especially before the cold games!